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Distressed vs. Credit vs. Special Situation vs. Turnaround PE What is the difference between all 4 types? I've been able to find a lot of PE funds with credit arms, but what are the big names in special situations and turnaround PE? ...
WSOreader375
32 months 1 day ago
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Venture Capital straight from undergrad- MBA exitHas anyone here worked in VC immediately after undergrad? Approaching the summer before my senior year of undergrad and I have an offer to work for a VC firm after graduation. Typically it's rare, but for those who did, what were your exit opps? Personally I plan on getting my MBA (probably after t...
DEJS
12 months 2 days ago
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Stone Point Capital - OfficeAre any members of the investment team based in New York? Or is everything mostly in Greenwich? Any further info on this shop would be great. ...
Blue_Horseshoe_5
02 months 2 days ago
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Looking for VC investment memorandum template (fund of funds)Anybody know of any standard template for a VC investment memorandum? What are some typical sections that are in a memo like this? Also how would the memorandum format change if you were pitching a bunch of funds to a VC (that wants to be a fund of funds) and not investing in any particular company...
streethawk44
32 months 2 days ago
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GS PWM phone callStarted cold-calling and cold-emailing about a month or two ago and got into contact with an alum from my school. Will be going on a phone call with him later this week but not sure what to really focus the conversation on.. would love to intern there (if possible), but don't want to seem too pushy....
MGB2
42 months 2 days ago
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PE interview question: EV increase with tax increase?This is a question I got in a PE interview to answer later and would like to check if my answer is correct. Thanks for your help: The question: We are valuing a firm with perpetuity approach: EV = FCFF/WACC. If tax increases by 1%, which firm benefit from it and see an increase in Enterprise value? ...
Bubobubo
72 months 3 days ago
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How to show VC Valuation Modeling ChopsSo, coming from startup sales, the goal is to move from AE to Director of Sales at my little startup I'm at which is doing well (funded by a certain first investor in Facebook) with aims of either going to get an MBA and network in to VC, get into another hot startup as like a VP of Sales then get i...
UTDFinanceGuy
32 months 3 days ago
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sophtrading123
72 months 3 days ago
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King0fCapital
182 months 3 days ago
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Low Growth High Margin / High Growth Low MarginHi all, What would happen to a business in terms of gross margin / EBITDA margin when it has one unit growing slow with high margin and another one growing fast with low margin You know that overall sales growth is 10%. Is the gross margin growing more or less ? Thanks all for your input ! ...
xlsx1988
32 months 4 days ago
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Route to Landing VC/PE/PM AnalystHi there WSO junkies, I wanted to give everyone a glimpse of hope into the realm of possibility on getting into Asset Management / Private Equity / Venture Capital (let's call it portfolio management - think David Swenson model). For those of you feeling lost and in a spiral of tough moments, day a...
glt13
02 months 4 days ago
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Middle Market Previous Case StudyHi all, I was just wondering if anyone might be kind enough to send across a previous case study (completed) they did for a interview for a middle market fund (mega or lower-middle market would also be appreciated)? Anonymity will obviously be preserved. Thanks ...
airguitarist
12 months 4 days ago
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Private equity reports for asiaHi all, Just wanted to check what are the good and free sources for private equity trends in the Asia Pacific. I have tried googling but reports mostly cover Europe and US. Thank you! ...
the_ferry
22 months 5 days ago
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Should I switch from a hedge fund to private equity (6yrs exp)Hi guys - so quick background. I worked for ~2.5yrs in M&A and now work as an analyst in high yield and distressed debt (~3yrs). The problem is that I don't want to become a PM and I think my upside is capped in my current role as an analyst (basically 250k/yr give or take including partner divi...
qe2qe2
32 months 1 week ago
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I am thinking of investing in a start-up, time for due diligenceThrough a contact I was introduced to a start-up. They are a tech start-up that has been operating for 2 years and have just launched their product. They have 13 employees and have raise $3 million in funding so far (from the founder and other Angel investors). I've met with them and discuss their...
Ninja-Analyst
02 months 1 week ago
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Pitchbook vs Mergr/Low Cost AlternativesI work for a family office PE firm and have been tasked with looking for a database with comps on the deals we close in the 10 - 50 Mil EV range. I've narrowed it down to Pitchbook and a low cost provider called Mergr. Are you all aware of any other low cost alternatives to Pitchbook? Their products...
HowardSchultzEqualsDickFuld
32 months 1 week ago
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Why firms invest using convertible bonds or preference shares?Hi all, Would like to ask why would PE firms invest in companies through convertible bonds or preference shares? - Preference shares do not give you voting rights and so the investor would not be able to vote on the dividends it would be paid. This part sounds strange to me. - Convertible bonds. Why...
the_ferry
22 months 1 week ago
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Commercial Acumen Hi all, Recent feedback from my 1st round with a large European PE fund is that they should test my business acumen / commercial instincts further. They say I'm a bit too banker-wired / oriented. Not clear what they are expecting for next round - Any ideas really appreciated. Thanks a lot! ...
xlsx1988
02 months 1 week ago
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30 Mins Meeting with $1B PE firm's partnerHello guys, I sent out an email, without much hopes, to a local PE firm with over $1B in AUM to see if he would talk to me about PE and career etc... Like I said I had no hopes but when I opened my e-mail today, he agreed to schedule a 30 min meeting with me. But, I am a moron and do not know how t...
naivemonkey
42 months 1 week ago
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Life Sciences PhD Consultant to Biotech PEHi all, Would like some suggestions on how I may go about transitioning to PE from a strategy consulting role. I have a PhD in life sciences from a prestigious (top 20) school, and my undergrad is from the top Canadian school (with a 3.9 GPA). Consulting role is focused on life sciences and I work f...
xanrad
02 months 1 week ago
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Renewables / Cleantech PE or VCAnyone in this field? Have a couple questions. Please quote my post. ...
Zweihander
32 months 1 week ago
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Ares Direct Lending NYWanted to see if anyone had any information about this group. Culture, Interview process, career progression, lifestyle, comp, etc... I'm a first year analyst at a BB lev fin group. All posts appreciated! ...
dogboo
42 months 1 week ago
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LBO Modeling Internet Course Advice Hey WSO community, First post on this site so please excuse me if I make any WSO social faux pas. I'm currently enrolled in a MSF program and seeking a career in IB after graduation (and hopefully moving onto PE in the long run). I recently had an informational interview with the President of a bout...
txs455
12 months 1 week ago
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From State School to IBD to MM PE: AMAMod Note (Andy) - this AMA originally went up last December but @THE PsYcHoLoGy wrote and said he could still answer questions WSO, I joined this site during my junior year of college, and it has proved to be a great resource time and again. There is a wealth of information on this site ranging from...
THE PsYcHoLoGy
532 months 1 week ago
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Debt funds?I know it's not exactly private equity, but since there's no "private debt" forum -- can anyone here contribute to a list of private debt investment or loan-to-own firms? So obviously there are places like GSO, Oaktree, Ableco, etc...but I'm looking for more. Thanks! ...
dcm_monkey
42 months 1 week ago
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Growth Equity Summer Analyst PreparationI'll be at a respected growth equity firm this summer. This will be my first finance internship, so I know very little about modeling/finance. I understand their portfolio and the industry they operate in well. Where can I go to get up to speed on the financial knowledge I'll need. ...
jamiegreylongman
02 months 1 week ago
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Abraaj GroupIt's been a while since they were discussed on this forum and never really in depth. They continue to grow their fund ($9B currently) and expand their international presence. I was just wondering if anyone has had any experience interacting/recruiting/working for them. I'm currently at a BB on the ...
dogboo
132 months 1 week ago
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Reason for extremely high IRRsHi all, I've built a few LBO models recently in order to prepare for a case interview and for some reasons every model resulted in a 5-year IRR > 40% for investors and I just don't get why since these numbers seem to be too high to me. I think that I've incorporated the concept of shareholder lo...
AndyO
62 months 1 week ago
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What are some PE conventions that is a must attend for working professionalsI hear that there is about three organizers for PE conference that is a must attend. I am currently working at a LP firm, and is looking to build the GP contact and database. I think meeting PE professional at conference is probably good use of time. I know there is an annual PE/VC conference in H...
Banker HK
32 months 1 week ago
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Ask an Institutional LP anything.Fire away with questions and I'll give my answers/opinions. I've done diligence on everything from early-stage VCs to megafunds. Feel free to PM if your question is sensitive. ...
Hugh Myron
502 months 1 week ago
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USA PE Recruiters -- Help!Hi All! 2.5 years of PE experience in London, looking to move to the USA as the Mrs. is American, and shes looking to move back (so I will have green card etc) -- who are the main recruiters to get in touch with out there? Thank you in advance! ...
moneypants3
22 months 1 week ago
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first job Venture Capital fund of fundI am in a target undergraduate business program. I've been offered an analyst position at a very solid venture fund of funds (also does late stage direct investments). The firm/people seem great, and its in a good location, but I'm worried that this is a limiting move coming right out of school. At ...
VCF24
02 months 1 week ago
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Megafund case study interview HELP!Hi guys, I have a REPE case study coming up and was wondering whether I could get some help. I know the case study will be on a pre-sale residential asset. I know the questions would be 1) would you invest in equity or debt, why? 2) how much would you need to pay to get 20% IRR 3) build a DCF model....
jae8890
12 months 1 week ago
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HIG Bayside Modeling / In Person InterviewHi everyone, I have an hour in-house modeling test and an hour in-person interview for Bayside coming up (First round). I was wondering if anyone has been through this process and knows what to expect? Thanks a lot in advance. ...
RFID
02 months 1 week ago
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Transition from Operations to investment / portfolio managementHi All, I'm currently doing PE and hedge fund financial / regulatory reporting (operations) for one of the major US Banks. I have infrequent interaction with portfolio managers and investment teams that select and analyze portfolio investments (mainly mediating auditors' questions to the PMs about i...
PEanalyst04
02 months 1 week ago
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Growth Equity - LondonCan someone give some insight into GE interviews? What 2-3 things really make you stand out? Also what are some good GE firms besides the standard TA Summit GA TCV ...
HedgeWhore
12 months 1 week ago
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Apollo LAIf I had my druthers this would be my #1 choice for a post IB analyst gig. Fairly familiar with Apollo (worked on a deal where they were a bid finalist) but have no clue about it other than the bits of chatter I've picked up here. Reason I want to work at that particular office so bad is: 1) It's A...
Stringer Bell
132 months 1 week ago
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deadpool123
02 months 1 week ago
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Stone Point Capital (MM FIG Fund)Hi all, Does anyone have insight on Stone Point Capital (comp, culture, work/life balance, interview style)? Know there have been a few posts on this in the past but nothing substantive since 2010. Have heard great things about them and know they're currently the biggest FIG-focused fund (most recen...
loscil
52 months 1 week ago
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Corporate VC Exit OpportunitiesI am a current MBA student interested in venture capital and have recognized corporate VC as a possible avenue. However, I wanted to know what are the exit opportunities if any for corporate venture capital professionals? Is corporate VC a better option than working at a traditional VC firm? ...
MCII
152 months 1 week ago
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Re - Lifestyle in Private Equity (lower mid to mid market space)Mod Note (Andy): This recent comment by 2015 member of the year @Dingdong08 from the thread "Long-term PE - Lifestyle" is so insightful (10 silver bananas) that I decided it deserves its own spot on the front page. Read on and enjoy monkeys: I can't speak specifically on mid to large funds but I've...
Dingdong08
52 months 1 week ago
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LBO model questionsHey everybody, as someone who's currently preparing for his PE interviews I have a couple of simple questions regarding building lbo models I hope you guys can help me answer: 1. How do I make the assumption what kind of loans I need and especially, when do I need to include mezzanine in my model? ...
AndyO
22 months 1 week ago
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MM PE or MLB???I am a junior at top ten undergraduate business school and in the process of looking for a summer internship. I have the oppurtunity to work at a MM PE firm (unpaid) or for the finance division of an MLB team (2016 might be a big year for them). Given my options, I assume I would gain a lot more exp...
Gococo
42 months 2 weeks ago
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Transition from Commercial Brokerage to Investment Real EstateHello, Hoping to get some advice on my next career move here. I am 27 years old and have been working at a boutique real estate brokerage in Toronto since I graduated. My business has pretty much strictly been land deals, and although this has been a decent experience at first, I've developed a inte...
Leafs
02 months 2 weeks ago
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Oil/Gas, Asset-Intensive PE firms in LA/SFI'm a energy IB analyst, interested in seeing what exists in LA/SF for PE. So far, I'm seeing that Ares has 2 E&P companies in their portfolio, and they're pretty big in LA? What about Fortress in SF -- I know they do a lot of distressed stuff, anything energy related? Thanks guys for any thou...
advantageplayer
22 months 2 weeks ago
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Possible to get a VC job without a recruiter?Is it possible to get a VC job without the use of a recruiter? I am looking for mainly in NY/BOS where the shops seem to be smaller and less institutional. Would cold emailing and contacting these guys work? ...
noyear3
32 months 2 weeks ago
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silvermoon137
12 months 2 weeks ago
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Turning Down Offer I Already AcceptedHey y'all! I have recently gone through PE recruiting and secured an offer to join a MM fund in a year and a half. However, over the last couple months I've realized that I may not want to stay in finance at all, and instead may want to go into government to work in Economic policy. How serious is i...
Pepper
42 months 2 weeks ago
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LBO modeling questionsHey everybody, as someone who's currently preparing for his PE interviews I have a couple of simple questions regarding building lbo models I hope you guys can answer me: 1. How do I make the assumption what kind of loans I need and especially, when do I need to include mezzanine in my model? I hav...
AndyO
02 months 2 weeks ago
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Tax Professional looking to jump to FinanceHello. I am an acting manager at a big 4 working in Private Equity. I have three years of tax experience out of college but I am considering making the switch into finance, specifically Private Equity. I enjoy tax but I would like to work in a position where I add more value and am challenged to a g...
TaxExp77
32 months 2 weeks ago
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Career Path to PEHey guys, I'm new to WSO but have always followed and sought out advice/guidance from prior forums. However, I now have some questions of my own. I am currently a junior at a top big-ten university, double majoring in Finance and Economics. My GPA isn't great, sitting at a 3.4 with hopes to graduate...
bucknuts2015
02 months 2 weeks ago
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PE Associate PrepHey all - Any advice for PE prep? Starting a megafund in a few months, coming from a BB. To help narrow down the question, perhaps these questions would be better: 1) What is expected of a megafund PE associate on day one, 6 months in, 1 year in? 2) Knowing you have ~3-4 months before the jump, wha...
valuekid
02 months 2 weeks ago
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Does diversity recruitment ever factor into private equity hiring?Or is it something that's just never considered? ...
oneofthosedakotas
22 months 2 weeks ago
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PE Analyst -> AssociateHow is the process of lateralling within private equity any different from the traditional IB -> PE path? A little background on myself. I am an Pre-MBA analyst at an industry specific PE firm that is well known among those who dabble in the industry. However, the firm is less known to those out...
h3dgehog
32 months 2 weeks ago
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Tech Company Valuation - M&A, Private Placement (~early- to mid-stage, early revenue)Hi All, Wanted to get perspective from PE folks / tech bankers on typical valuation methodologies used for pre-revenue or early revenue companies bought out by a strategic consolidator (e.g., Google) or an earlier- mid-stage financial sponsor. Really looking for that practitioner view in the current...
Messagevik
02 months 2 weeks ago
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Mfin 12 years after MbaHi - this is going to be a long spiel / rant: I graduated from an MBA programme in a top Indian b-school more than a decade ago. Since then, I have worked in a number of tier-2 consulting firms and am currently with an industry consult in New Zealand. While my qualifications are second to none back ...
justforkix
02 months 2 weeks ago
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GS Merchant Bank Final Round Summer Analyst PositionHi, I will have a final round of interview for a 2016 SA position for GS MBD next week in London. Does anyone have any experiences about that day that he/she could share? E.g. how exactly the day will be structured, if the interviews are rather fit-based or technical, how to best prepare except for ...
cjackson
62 months 2 weeks ago
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Fullstop22
12 months 2 weeks ago
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Do megafunds give preference to analysts from HYP caliber undergrads?I haven't seen too many posts about PE lately so I was wondering if we could get another discussion. We all know the top analysts from the top ibd groups have the best shot of getting in a Carlyle, Apollo, KKR, etc. but I was wondering if in a case where all things are equal if the analyst who went ...
billbelichick69
52 months 2 weeks ago
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Long-term PE - LifestyleI would be interested in understanding what PE as a long-term career looks like in mid- and large-cap funds with regards to lifestyle, especially compared to MD in a strong bank or partner at an MBB. Do you really work that much less - with such high stakes, I would think you don't get that much mo...
m2
92 months 3 weeks ago
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ans2389
22 months 3 weeks ago
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Bringing materials to an interviewHi there! I'm doing a lateral move and interviewing in PE and co-investment shops. What do you think of bringing Investment Memos I've done at my current job to my interviews? Pros: I can show tangible work, due diligence, research, models I've doneCons: It may not look professional as I would be sh...
BlackUnicorn
72 months 3 weeks ago
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Jump from Corp Dev to PE?Just wondering if anyone has made that switch and what it was like, pre- or post- MBA. Or if anyone in PE has interviewed candidates with corp dev experience and how that was like... ...
electriclighto
32 months 3 weeks ago
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Secondary PE - FOFFirst I've heard of such a thing. Recruiter recently pitched me a role at a FOF shop. Seems interesting in theory, however end goal is sourcing direct investments for public/private equity. Is this a logical step/spinning the tires/what do you think? Appreciate it ...
pktkid10
42 months 3 weeks ago
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Activist Hedge Fund and PEI've seen more movement amongst activist hedge funds getting involved with small and micro cap public companies. Acquiring a substantial amount of equity in the company, trying to gain board seats and help strategy/operations. I was curious if anyone had seen a move between activist hedge funds and...
EightAceTres
52 months 3 weeks ago
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Waiving Non-Compete at Jr. LevelHey All - wanted to get your thoughts on my situation -- this may be more of a legal question, but I figured worth starting here as well. I've been at my new firm for about 6 months, and while I'm enjoying the switch from an industry standpoint, the culture and work environment is particularly bad. ...
1234investingman
72 months 3 weeks ago
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CFA Useful for Breaking Into PE?Hey Monkeys, I am curious if the CFA is helpful with breaking into PE. I would imagine it would help a bit since Associates are evaluating investment opportunities. Any insight would be greatly appreciated. ...
saw23
162 months 3 weeks ago
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Why I Chose a Capitol Hill Internship to Prepare for Future in FinanceHey all, Wanted to share my experience and what I've learned to help ambitious students lay out their future. Anytime in-between the four years of college can leave you unsure and wondering what you want to do after, so I hope this can help anyone who's interested. A little about me: 22 years young,...
bz0419
112 months 3 weeks ago
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Bain Capital interviews - SankatyHi everyone, I just received an email from Sankaty (Debt department of Bain Capital) to interview with the Industry Investment Team for an internship opportunity. They told me it would be a 30mn interview with the MD of the Industry Investment Team. What kind of question should I expect ? Do you hav...
Ctlm
02 months 3 weeks ago
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Help evaluating PE offer - carry / co-investI anticipate receiving an offer at a small PE fund ($500MM AUM) to work for their newly raised buyout fund ($125MM) on Friday. I communicated the comp range I expect and they seemed okay, but as I am sure many of you have experienced, smaller funds have a way of getting to your number without a stra...
Jperse1234
22 months 3 weeks ago
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Is Growth Equity a potential option for ER?I know that ER skillset is very different from the banking skillset, but would someone with ~1-2 years of ER experience have a good chance at growth equity? And what could you possible do to maximize those chances? ...
I_want_to_stay_Anonymous
12 months 3 weeks ago
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Question: Micro Private EquityI'm kicking around the idea of asking for a local bank to supply debt for a business that I want to purchase. I want to restructure the company to slash costs, much like a PE fund does. I'd like to know if my idea is possible, and I welcome anyone with experience / opinion to comment! A business has...
KevinKevin
72 months 3 weeks ago
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[Urgent] PE Associate Non-Compete ClauseI've just received an offer to join a multi-billion PE shop headquartered in Hong Kong. Everything looks fine except a non-compete clause which essentially restricts me to work in any position that manages third party capital (so includes HF, Asset Management etc.) in Hong Kong, China and South East...
silvermoon137
152 months 3 weeks ago
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How early should you make headhunter connections/start PE networking?I'll be an SA this summer and am very interested in MF recruiting after full-time starts. Is there any value to asking current MF PE guys I've spoken to about their connections to headhunters? How much will knowing current PE associates/analysts help if I keep in contact with them? Basically what i...
Kazimierz
22 months 3 weeks ago
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How to identify and value acquisition targets?This is for a 3rd round interview project for a private equity company. They want me to identify 5 companies that fit their investment criteria and put a rough value on them using what limited public information I can find. How does one even begin to search for private companies and how do you value...
MidasRogue
92 months 3 weeks ago
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is this firm legit?Macrotrendcapital.com Macrotrendvp.com i can't find any info about them from a google search? No deals listed on their page? Also interesting: they have the same type of firm with a lot of the same people under the name ameropacific.com What do i do to figure this out/can someone please help me out?...
jnijnijn
02 months 3 weeks ago
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Interesting Private Equity Case Study Interview - NEED ADVICE PLSHi Guys, I've made it through a few stages in a PE house and the next step is the dreaded take home case study. This one isn't the usual LBO. I've been given two recent board packs on a company that they invested in a few years ago, along with the original investment document and an internal investm...
dave.michael.smith
52 months 3 weeks ago
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Better prospects for LT success: Small PE firm or Big 4 TS?What do you think? I have already spent a couple years in TS at a Big4 and am looking for the next move. I am uncertain as to my LT goals but want to set myself up now for the most successful career in the future. I feel as though an offer from an PE firm, no matter how small, is hard to turn dow...
biggsy
82 months 3 weeks ago
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MSc in London --> IBD BB for 2 years --> PE Recruiting - do MSc grades matter a lot? Hi all, I am currently doing an MSc in London before starting as an analyst at a BB in London. 2-3 years down the road I want to break into PE. My question is: how much do the grades from my current master studies matter? I've got my BB offer since late 2015, so you can probably imagine that I my m...
mirus
22 months 3 weeks ago
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PE Job RequirementsI have just started as an Advisory (consulting) Associate in a Big 4 firm in Ireland (age 23). A bit of background on me: I completed an undergrad in Ireland followed by a Masters in Accounting (both in top Irish universities but nothing too recognisable worldwide) I am studying for the accounting...
chazzy100
22 months 3 weeks ago
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Roles within Private Equity? Hi guys, I tried to look all over, but I stupidly can't find much information. On this forum, I see a lot of people talk about Deal-side private equity or Ops private equity. I was curious if someone could explain the various roles of Private equity, their differences, and if possible, the differen...
dontbugme
32 months 3 weeks ago
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IRR of Bankrupt Transaction?When a PE deal is exited through bankruptcy, is the IRR considered -100% or does the PE firm recoup anything to make it more than that? ...
SF_G
72 months 3 weeks ago
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Looking for insights on post MBA MBB->Private Equity recruitingI'm going to start business school this fall at non h/s M7 after doing five years in the military. Everyone says Post MBA PE without pre MBA PE is a pipedream. However, I've spoken with people who have said PE firms are increasing MBB consultant hires for operational roles. If I were to do MBA->M...
2pacaintdead
102 months 3 weeks ago
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PE Lateral ProcessSo I'm a little slow at work this evening and have been seeing all of the Analysts at my bank clamoring to secure buyside offers and it has gotten me thinking... What happens if you end up not liking the shop you end up at? In banking it is a well-trodden path to lateral between banks, but does tha...
DaBBzMan
212 months 4 weeks ago
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Partners Group AG?Has anybody ever heard of this fund? They're based in Switzerland and have a small NY office. I believe they do a lot of FoF and structured product work, and have about $25B AUM. I have a phone interview coming up and I would appreciate any insight/opinions regarding their reputation/work, etc. th...
suitup
42 months 4 weeks ago
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Second Round Interview Tip for Incoming College FreshmanHey all, I'm an incoming freshman at Harvard who will major in econ and dual study finance at MIT Sloan School of Management. I've been in contact with a PE firm in my hometown and spoke with the HR rep via a phone interview who told me that she liked my resume and they want to bring me on as a Jr A...
pioneer16
02 months 4 weeks ago
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Could Use Some Guidance for MM BankerHi Everyone, I'm using a different username as my old one gives away too much about my firm, but I'll give a little background info to set the pavement for my question. - Graduated 2015 from a regional target (think UCLA, USC, NYU, Vanderbilt,etc.) with a 3.6 GPA. - Enjoyed college, put in margi...
underP_overD
32 months 4 weeks ago
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Document Style and PresentationHey folks! This is my first post on the forum, I did a good deal of research regarding the question and did not find quite exactly what I looked for and was wondering if some of you can help me out. I'm currently a final year undergrad, with a good GPA and CFA1 under my belt, however, I have 0 expe...
alekko
02 months 4 weeks ago
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Trading Stocks as a Private Equity AssociateIn investment banking we're heavily restricted in our public market trading activities, having to get every trade pre-cleared by compliance, and having a full restriction from trading in our industry if we're in an industry coverage group. Does anyone know how this works in private equity? Are there...
ibid
42 months 4 weeks ago
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Sankaty interview - Industry Investment Team LondonHi everyone, I just received an email from Sankaty to interview with the Industry Investment Team for an internship opportunity. They told me it would be a 30mn interview with the MD of the Industry Investment Team. What kind of question should I expect ? Do you have any insight ? Many thanks ...
Ctlm
02 months 4 weeks ago
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DaBBzMan
52 months 4 weeks ago
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PE in IndiaHey All, Does anyone on here have experience with (or know someone who has experience with) private equity in India? Specifically wondering a few things, and I'm referencing mainly U.S. Megafunds and their Indian offices (Bain, KKR, Carlyle, Apax, Blackstone, Warburg, TPG all have them). 1. How do...
Black Jack
102 months 4 weeks ago
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Big4 Audit to PE, what group should I pick? Public or Private Co's.I'm in big4 audit and coming to the point where I will be able to pick my group whether I want to do public companies or private companies, does this even matter? I prefer private, but public isn't the worst thing. There's also a small business group, but that doesn't really interest me. My ideal pa...
Invert12
12 months 4 weeks ago
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Investment Banking to Private Equity - 6 Things You Should KnowMod Note (Andy): This recent comment by @I Invest from the thread "Why do you go into IB before going into PE?" is so helpful (30 silver nanners) that I decided it deserves its own spot on the frontpage. 2015 member of the year @Dingdong08 said: "This is one of the most accurate and best posts I've ...
I Invest
212 months 4 weeks ago
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As my username suggests, not sure what to do...First year PE associate...rolled into PE without much of a break once I got done with my third year in banking. As my username suggests, I am fully burned out, and was fully burned out during my last 8-10 months of banking (though to be fair, I think everyone gets there toward the end). PE paperwor...
FullyBurnedOutMonkey
232 months 4 weeks ago
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Lev Fin -> PE in AsiaI understand that there has been a lot of halo placed on Lev Fin group in the U.S.. However, for those who aim for PE in Asia, is it necessarily wise to start at BB Lev Fin (in NYC), given that the debt market is so undeveloped and heavily regulated in Asia, more specifically, East Asia region? KKR/...
navy89
62 months 4 weeks ago
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HF to PE through Lev Fin....is the grass always greener?Hello chaps, I am currently working for an event driven HF in London with a focus on HY/distressed credit. Although I enjoy the day to day work I dislike the short-term investment focus of the industry and the whole concept of trying to 'time the market' by jumping in and out of names. I realise tha...
Ovechkin08
22 months 4 weeks ago
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HgCapital and Permira Interview QuestionsHello, I am a recent interview coming up for HgCapital and Permira (European offices, London and Frankfurt). Anyone here had interviews with these firms and knows what to expect?? Profile: Wharton MBA, past Management Consulting background in EMEA in M&A and Restucturings. Thanks ...
mal_ris
32 months 4 weeks ago
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Is lower MM PE possible after undergrad? If banking doesnt work out after graduation will someone be able to pull off a Private Equity analyst stint at a MM or even lower MM PE firm? Assuming you had relevant experience in banking during undergrad. ...
cashfl0w
23 months 1 hour ago

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